Awards and Recognition

 

Purdue Research Foundation

  • Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals, MarCom Awards in seven categories: 1) Annual Report, Platinum Award for Overall; 2) Annual Report, Platinum Award for Print/Design; 3) Website, Platinum Award for Design; 4) Annual Report-Other, Platinum Award; 5) Annual Report, Gold Award for Writing; 6) Web Graphics, Gold Award for Design; and 7) Video/Film, Gold Award for Special Event, 2012
  • American Advertising Federation's ADDY Awards (North Central Indiana Region) in four categories: 1) Purdue Research Park Entrepreneurship Academy, Collateral Materials; Sales Kit or Product Info Sheets, Gold Award; 2) Purdue Research Foundation Annual Report; Collateral Material, Four-Color, Silver Award; 3) Office of Technology Commercialization Annual Report; Collateral Material in Advertising for the Arts and Sciences, Silver Award; and 4) Economic Development TV spot, Regional/National, Silver Award, 2012 
  • Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals, MarCom Awards in five categories: 1) Annual Report, Platinum Award for Overall; 2) Annual Report, Platinum Award for Design; 3) Billboard, Platinum Award for Overall; 4) Annual Report, Gold Award for Writing; and 5) Speechwriting, Gold Award, 2011
  • International Economic Development Council, Excellence in Economic Development Award - Annual Report, 2011  

Purdue Research Park

  • Assocation of University Research Parks, Creating the Culture of Innovation Award, 2011
  • National Business Incubator Association, Innovation of the Year Award, 2010
  • International Economic Development Council, Excellence in Economic Development Award - Regionalism and Cross-Border Collaboration, 2009
  • International Economic Development Council, Excellence in Economic Development Awards in three categories: 1) Entrepreneurship; 2) Partnerships with Educational Institutions; and 3) Technology-based Economic Development, 2008
  • TechPoint, MIRA Award: Trailblazer in Technology winner – Purdue President Martin C. Jischke, 2006
  • Association of University Research Parks, Excellence in Technology Transfer Award winner – Purdue Research Park, 2005
  • Inside Indiana Business with Gerry Dick and Indy Men’s Magazine, Seventh place in Indiana’s 25 Keepers: Businesses the State Can’t Afford to Lose – Purdue Research Park, 2005
  • Innovation Associates, One of the top eight universities for startup companies – Purdue University, 2005
  • CoreNet Global Innovators Award finalist – Purdue Research Foundation, the organization that owns and manages Purdue Research Park, 2005
  • Association of University Research Parks, Outstanding Science/Research Park Award winner – Purdue Research Park, 2004
  • The Scientist, Top ranked university work environment designation for Purdue University, which provides the “best place for scientists to work” with a combination of research support, infrastructure and other benefits, October 2003
  • TechPoint, MIRA Award: Professional Service Provider category winner – Purdue Research Foundation, the organization that owns and manages Purdue Research Park, 2003
  • Indiana Economic Development Corp., Indiana’s First Certified Technology Park designation – Purdue Research Park, 2003
  • Southern Growth Policies Board, Top 12 universities for economic development – Purdue University due to its close ties with Purdue Research Park, 2001

Purdue Technology Center of Northwest Indiana

Incubation program honors

Indiana Economic Development Corp., Certified Technology Park designation for Ameriplex at the Crossroads/Purdue Technology Center of Northwest Indiana, 2006

Incubator company honors

  • The Times BusINess magazine, NWI Times “20 Under 40” honoring Northwest Indiana’s best and brightest business and community leaders under the age of 40 – Brett Dines, Brogan Pharmaceuticals, and Chris Bauman, Chordcraft Music Co., 2007
  • Society of Innovators of Northwest Indiana, Society of Innovators Fellowship Inductees – Ivan Nesch, co-founder of Nesch LLC, and Daniel Hayes, founder of HealthCall LLC, 2007
  • Indiana Venture Club, Indiana Venture Idol competition grand prize winner –First Precision LLC, 2007

Purdue Technology Centers of West Lafayette

Incubation program honors

  • University Business, Nation’s top business acceleration program, 2003
  • National Business Incubation Association, Best industry practices recognition in “Bricks and Mortar,” 2000
  • National Business Incubation Association, Largest university technology incubation program in the U.S., 1999

Incubator company honors

  • TechPoint, MIRA Award: Advanced Manufacturing Gazelle Company category winner – ICx Griffin Analytical, 2007
  • TechPoint, MIRA Award: Advanced Manufacturing Gazelle Company category finalist – M4 Sciences Inc., 2007
  • TechPoint, MIRA Award: Health & Life Sciences Gazelle Company category winner – Quadraspec Inc., 2007
  • Purdue University, Purdue University Elevator Pitch Competition winner – MatrixBio, 2007
  • Purdue University, Purdue University Elevator Pitch Competition second place finalist – MatrixBio, 2007
  • Purdue University, Purdue University Elevator Pitch Competition third place finalist – Aerial Image Inc., 2007
  • Purdue University Burton D. Morgan Entrepreneurship Center, Burton D. Morgan Entrepreneurial Competition winner – M4 Sciences Inc.,  2007
  • Purdue University Burton D. Morgan Entrepreneurship Center, Burton D. Morgan Entrepreneurial Competition second place finalist  – MatrixBio LLC, 2007
  • Purdue University/Lilly Endowment Inc., Purdue University Life Sciences Business Plan Competition winner – Quansor Corp.,2006
  • Techpoint, MIRA Award: Innovation of the Year category winner – Purdue University/Quadraspec Inc., 2006
  • Purdue University/Central Indiana Corporate Partnership, Purdue University Outstanding Commercialization Award winner – Phillip Low, the Ralph C. Corley Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, and founder of Endocyte Inc., 2006
  • Purdue University/Central Indiana Corporate Partnership, Purdue University Outstanding Commercialization Award recipient – Fred Regnier, the John H. Law Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, and co-founder of Quadraspec Inc., 2006
  • Indiana Health Industry Forum, Outstanding Contribution to Scientific Commercialization Award recipient – Richard Borgens, Mari Hulman George Professor of Applied Neurology at Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine and co-founder of Andara Life Sciences Inc., 2006
  • Techpoint, MIRA Award: Innovation of the Year category finalist – Purdue University/ Imaginestics LLC, 2006
  • National Business Incubation Association, Outstanding Incubator Graduate award winner – Imaginestics LLC, 2006
  • National Business Incubation Association, Outstanding Incubator Graduate award finalist winner – ICx Griffin Analytical, 2006
  • Indiana University Kelly School of Business, IU Entrepreneurial Awards of Distinction winner – ICx/Griffin Analytical, 2006
  • Indiana University Kelly School of Business, IU Entrepreneurial Awards of Distinction winner – Quadraspec Inc., 2006
  • Purdue University, Opportunity for Indiana Business Plan Competition winner – Quansor Corp., 2006
  • Purdue University, Opportunity for Indiana Business Plan Competition second place finalist – Micro Machinists LLC, 2006
  • Purdue University/Lilly Endowment Inc., Purdue University Life Sciences Business Plan Competition winner – Quadraspec Inc., 2005
  • Purdue University/Lilly Endowment Inc., Purdue University Life Sciences Business Plan Competition winner – SFI Systems, 2005
  • Purdue University, Opportunity for Indiana Business Plan Competition winner – SFI Systems, 2005
  • Purdue University, Opportunity for Indiana Business Plan Competition third place finalist – Seyet LLC, 2005
  • Ernst & Young, Entrepreneur of the Year Award finalist – P. Ron Ellis, President and CEO, Endocyte Inc., 2005
  • Purdue University/Central Indiana Corporate Partnership, Purdue University Outstanding Commercialization Award recipient – R. Graham Cooks, the Henry Bohn Hass Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, and co-founder of ICx Griffin Analytical, 2005
  • Indiana University Kelly School of Business, IU Entrepreneurial Awards of Distinction winner – Arxan Technologies Inc., 2005
  • TechPoint, MIRA Award: Gazelle category finalist – Imaginestics LLC, 2005
  • Purdue University Burton D. Morgan Entrepreneurship Center, Burton D. Morgan Entrepreneurial Competition winner – Quadraspec Inc.,  2005
  • Purdue University Burton D. Morgan Entrepreneurship Center, Burton D. Morgan Entrepreneurial Competition third place finalist – CELLTRACK, 2004
  • Purdue University Burton D. Morgan Entrepreneurship Center, Burton D. Morgan Entrepreneurial Competition fourth place finalist – Optical Therapeutic Technologies, 2004
  • Purdue University, Opportunity for Indiana Business Plan Competition fifth place finalist – En’Urga, 2004
  • Purdue University, Opportunity for Indiana Business Plan Competition winner – Quadraspec Inc., 2004
  • Purdue University, Opportunity for Indiana Business Plan Competition third place finalist – Imaginestics LLC, 2004
  • Purdue University, Opportunity for Indiana Business Plan Competition fourth place finalist – En’Urga, 2004
  • National Business Incubation Association, Outstanding Incubator Graduate award winner – gh LLC, 2004
  • Purdue University/Central Indiana Corporate Partnership, Purdue University Outstanding Commercialization Award recipient – Leslie Geddes, the Showalter Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Bioengineering, and co-founder of Cook Biotech Inc., 2004
  • TechPoint, MIRA Award: Gazelle category finalist – Imaginestics LLC, 2004
  • iWOMAN magazine, TrailBlazer Award recipient – Sally Byrn, CEO of SSCI Inc., 2003
  • Purdue University Burton D. Morgan Entrepreneurship Center, Burton D. Morgan Entrepreneurial Competition winner – ICx Griffin Analytical, 2001

Purdue Technology Center of Indianapolis

Incubation program honors

Indiana Economic Development Corp.,Certified Technology Park designation for Purdue Technology Center of Indianapolis, 2011

Purdue Research Park-based Companies

Advanced Ag Solutions
  • 2012 No-Till Innovator Award
Algaeon
  • BioCrossroads' New Venture Competition, finalist, 2012
  • BioCrossroads' New Venture Compeition, second place, 2012
BioRegeneration Technologies
  • BioCrossroads' New Venture Competition, finalist, 2012
  • BioCrossroads' New Venture Compeition, third place, 2012
FoundOPS
  • Powder Keg's Startup Bowl, winner, 2012
Medtric Biotech
  • BioCrossroads' New Venture Competition, finalist, 2012
On Target Laboratories LLC
  • American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists' "Postdoctoral Fellow" Award - Sumith A. Kularatne, 2012
South Shore Clean Cities
  • One Region's "2012 Quality of Life Outstanding Achievement" Award
  • Department of Energy's "Greatest Increase in Biodiesel Fuel Use and Top Overall Improvement in Petroleum Savings" Award, 2012
  • Northwest Indiana Business Quarterly's "Top CEOs, Community Leaders" Award - Carl Lisek, 2012
Tymora Analytical Operations
  • Greater Indy Innovation Roundtable's Indiana Innovation Award, 2012
WindStream Technologies Inc.
  • Indiana Economic Development Corporation's Indiana "Company to Watch" Award, 2012
Cary Supalo, Independence Science LLC
  • National Federation of the Blind's Dr. Jacob Bolotin Award, 2011
DelMar Information Technologies  LLC
  • Greater Indy Innovation Roundtable's Indiana Innovation Award, 2011
Eaton Corporation
  • R&D Magazine's R&D 100 Award, 2012
IKOTECH LLC
  • Enterprise Corp's and The Community Foundation of Louisville's Vogt Award, 2012
Indy Audio Labs LLC
  • Consumer Electronics Association's Innovations 2012 Design and Engineering Awards Honoree, 2011
IV Diagnostics LLC
  • Northwest Indiana Small Business Development Center's Revolutionary Company of the Year, 2011
LoadOut Technologies LLC
  • American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers' AE50 Award, 2012
Miller Consulting Group Inc.
  • Indiana Economic Development Corporation's Indiana "Company to Watch" Award, 2011
myCOI LLC
  • Greater Indy Innovation Roundtable's Indiana Innovation Award, 2011
Passageways LLC
  • TechPoint Mira Award's Corporate IT Excellence & Innovation category finalist, 2012
Scale Computing
  • Forbes' America's Most Promising Companies list - #13, 2011
  • TechPoint Mira Awards' New Media Excellence & Innovation category finalist, 2012
  • TechPoint Mira Awards' IT Company of the Year category finalist, 2012
  • TechPoint Mira Awards' Innovation of the Year category finalist, 2012
Schoolhouse Partners LLC
  • Tecumseh Area Partnership's Maturity Matters Award, 2011
Voice to Print Captioning LLC
  • Indiana Economic Development Corporation's Small Business Development Centers' EDGE Award, Emerging Business category, 2012
I-DENTI-FIED
  • TechPoint Mira Awards, finalist, Health & Life Science Gazelle category, 2011
M4 Sciences LLC
  • 2010 R&D 100 Award
  • U.S. Small Business Administration "Tibbetts Award," 2011
Nanovis
  • Indiana Small Business Development Center Network "Economic Development through Growth and Entrepreneurship (EDGE) Award," 2011
  • TechPoint Mira Awards, finalist, Health & Life Science Company category, 2011
Neil Mylet, LoadOut Technologies
  • TechPoint Mira Awards, finalist, TechPoint Young Professional of the Year category, 2011
Officescape
  • Inc. 5000 list, 2011
  • TechPoint Mira Awards, finalist, Clean Technology / Energy Innovation category, 2011
Perfinity Biosciences
  • R&D 100 Award, 2011
Scale Computing
  • Indiana Economic Development Corporation "Company to Watch," 2010
  • Indianapolis Business Journal "Forty Under 40," Jeff Ready, 2010
  • TechPoint Mira Awards, finalist, Information Technology Company, 2011
Vasc-Alert LLC
  • Indiana Economic Development Corporation "Company to Watch," 2010